Jon Moritsugu was born in Honolulu, Hawaii in 1965. He started filmmaking when he went to Brown University in 1985. Ever since graduating with his thesis film "Der Elvis," he has been a cinematic force to be reckoned with. His films have been all over festivals from New York Underground to Sundance, from MOMA to the Guggenheim. He is married to wife and partner-in-crime Amy Davis.